Tom Corrigan (Australian politician)

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Tom Corrigan
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Port Melbourne
In office
18 April 1942 19 January 1952
Preceded by James Murphy
Succeeded by Stan Corrigan
Personal details
Thomas Patrick Corrigan

(1884-02-17)17 February 1884
South Melbourne, Victoria
Died19 January 1952(1952-01-19) (aged 67)
Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Resting place Melbourne General Cemetery
Political party Labor Party
Emily Olive Angleton
(m. 1907)
Children Stan Corrigan
OccupationFitter and turner

Thomas Patrick Corrigan (17 February 1884 – 19 January 1952) was an Australian politician. A member of the Labor Party, he represented the district of Port Melbourne in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from his election at a 1942 by-election until his death in January 1952. His son, Stan Corrigan, succeeded him as MLA for Port Melbourne when he was elected in the 1952 by-election. [1]

Corrigan was born in South Melbourne, Victoria to Irish labourer Patrick Corrigan and his wife Mary Jane Edwards. He worked as a fitter and turner for the South Melbourne engineering firm Hillyards, and later with the Victorian Board of Works. [1]

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  1. 1 2 Corrigan, Thomas Patrick, Re-Member (Parliament of Victoria).
Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
James Murphy
Member for Port Melbourne
Succeeded by
Stan Corrigan